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Caste Discrimination
Opinion  /  Published 04.09.19

Teachers open our minds to otherness

Sir — A committee appointed by the Jawaharlal Nehru University has asked Romila Thapar, the renowned historian and emeritus professor, to submit her CV so that it can “evaluate” her work. The ef...
By The Telegraph

Books  /  Published 20.02.20

Lessons to take forward

In the early 1990s D.R. Nagaraj published The Flaming Feet, a compilation of his essays in which he admired both Gandhi and Ambedkar. Coming close on the heels of the phenomenon of Dalit assertion, it...
By Subhash Gatade

Opinion  /  Published 07.10.19

Achieving balance in the law in an imbalanced society

When societies display imbalance, it is not always easy to reach perfect balance in the law against it. An example is the controversy surrounding the anti-dowry law. The complaint of murder for dowry ...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 02.12.18

Photography: A space odyssey

They were just doing their jobThe Shakti Mills case of 2013 is a prime example addressing these complexities. The brutal assault on two young photojournalists pursuing a story, in broad daylight by a ...
By Tejal Pandey

Opinion  /  Published 14.03.19

Why Indian diaspora voices matter at home

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By Adrija Dey, Chandni Chawla and Siddharth Chakravarty

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India  /  Published 22.05.19

Caste survives American Dream

You can take South Asia out of some South Asians but it appears you can’t take caste out of them even in America, “the land of the brave and home of the free”.South Asian rights groups in the US...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 26.07.19

The age of untruth

Michel Foucault made a lasting contribution to our understanding of power in modern times. Among other things, he argued that ‘truth regimes’ are instituted as a mode of wielding power. “Each so...
By Ajay Gudavarthy

Opinion  /  Published 03.01.19

Growing up as a transgender man in India

I was thinking about writing a piece or article about my experience for many days. But I had been unable to write it because for a person like me, it is not easy to write. I am writing this mostly for...
By Anonymous

Opinion  /  Published 18.10.18

Titli's trail of destruction in Odisha and AP

Sir — Cyclone Titli, which clocked wind speed up to 165 kilometre per hour, left behind a trail of destruction in parts of coastal Andhra Pradesh and Odisha. Over 20 people are dead owing to the cyc...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 26.08.19

The ‘ordinariness’ of upper-caste cruelty

Lowering the dead from a bridge to a cremation ground marks a helpless submission to indignity. For the Dalits of Narayanapuram Adi Dravidar Colony in Tamil Nadu, this has been the only way they can c...
By The Editorial Board


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